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2009-10-16 23:00:00 to 2010-01-06 00:00:0017Oct2009

Fountains of Light

Saturday, October 17, 2009 to Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Just in time for Guy Fawkes night, this exhibition explores the science and history behind Wiltshire-based company Pains Fireworks.

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2017-04-07 23:00:00 to 2017-09-02 23:00:0008Apr2017

Spoons - A stirring tale...

Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

This unusual exhibition of spoons, is the result of a project working in collaboration with the NFWI Craft Committee.

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2016-09-16 23:00:00 to 2017-03-25 00:00:0017Sep2016

Constable in Context: Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows in perspective

Saturday, September 17, 2016 to Saturday, March 25, 2017

In 2013 John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, exhibited 1831, one of the greatest masterpieces of British Art, was secured for the nation with assistance from the 

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2018-10-19 23:00:00 to 2019-01-05 00:00:0020Oct2018

Wessex Museums: Wicked Wessex Objects on Tour

Saturday, October 20, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019

Our four partner museums have chosen objects that tell stories of the region’s ‘wicked’ past – from grim and gruesome to strange and shocking!

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2013-02-15 10:00:00 to 2013-02-15 16:00:0015Feb2013

Behind the scenes with Operation Nightingale

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

 A one day exhibition and activities telling the story of the archaeological dig by soldiers from The Rifles who uncovered a Saxon burial ground on Salisbury Plain.

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2010-08-04 23:00:00 to 2011-04-29 23:00:0005Aug2010

Salisbury in Detail

Thursday, August 5, 2010 to Saturday, April 30, 2011

"Salisbury in Detail" exhibits a selection of images which together offer a photographic portrait of the city, from historic core to outskirts.

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2016-05-20 23:00:00 to 2016-09-02 23:00:0021May2016

A British Museum Touring Exhibition - Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt

Saturday, May 21, 2016 to Saturday, September 3, 2016

This exhibition, developed in partnership with Wrexham Museum tells the story of 4000 years of writing in Ancient Egypt featuring a fantastic range of hieroglyph and cursive writing on a wide range

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2018-10-12 23:00:00 to 2019-01-05 00:00:0013Oct2018

Hoards: A Hidden History of Ancient Britain

Saturday, October 13, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019

In partnership with the British Museum, this exhibition traces the story of hoarding from Bronze Age weapons discovered in the river Thames and the first Iron Age coin hoards, through to hoards bur

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2010-05-20 23:00:00 to 2010-06-04 23:00:0021May2010

Tania Kovats: Small Finds

Friday, May 21, 2010 to Saturday, June 5, 2010

Small Finds is a series of drawings by Tania Kovats recently acquired for the Arts Council Collection alongside a range of objects from the Museum of the White Horse.

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2009-01-19 00:00:00 to 2009-03-29 00:00:0019Jan2009

Out of Egypt

Monday, January 19, 2009 to Sunday, March 29, 2009

A family friendly display which features genuine Ancient Egyptian artefacts mainly from the Winchester Museums Collection.

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2010-04-01 23:00:00 to 2010-06-25 23:00:0002Apr2010

Touchstone

Friday, April 2, 2010 to Saturday, June 26, 2010

Between 2007 and 2009, a group of international artists have gathered in the Stonehenge landscape.

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2010-01-23 00:00:00 to 2010-03-27 00:00:0023Jan2010

Making Tracks

Saturday, January 23, 2010 to Saturday, March 27, 2010

Art work created by families connected to the military and who are currently living in Bulford.

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2009-05-31 10:00:00 to 2009-05-31 14:00:0031May2009

Special Free Opening: Alice's Tea Party

Sunday, May 31, 2009 - 11:00 to 15:00

Special free opening, including entry into The Wonder of Illustration exhibition and to Alice’s Tea Party on the back lawn.

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2016-10-07 23:00:00 to 2017-01-07 00:00:0008Oct2016

Wiltshire's Story in 100 Objects

Saturday, October 8, 2016 to Saturday, January 7, 2017

The museum is proud to take its turn as host for The Wiltshire’s Story in 100 Objects project, managed by the Wessex Museums Partnership and funded by Arts Council England.

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2010-01-13 00:00:00 to 2010-03-24 00:00:0013Jan2010

Marks through the Landscape

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 to Wednesday, March 24, 2010

An exhibition of sculpture and drawings by artist Tim Harrisson.

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2010-05-12 23:00:00 to 2010-07-30 23:00:0013May2010

Stonehenge Views

Thursday, May 13, 2010 to Saturday, July 31, 2010

 In September 2009, the National Trust challenged a team of young people to head out into the Stonehenge landscape and capture its diversity and unique atmosphere.

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2017-01-14 00:00:00 to 2017-05-12 23:00:0014Jan2017

Rena Gardiner - Artist and Printmaker

Saturday, January 14, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rena Gardiner (1929-99) is best remembered for her guidebooks to historic places, buildings and the countryside which she wrote, illustrated and printed in her cottage in Dorset. Several of them ar

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2014-09-12 23:00:00 to 2015-02-07 00:00:0013Sep2014

Teresa Whitfield: Drawing Museum Lace - An Unexpected Look

Saturday, September 13, 2014 to Saturday, February 7, 2015

Teresa Whitfield’s highly detailed lace drawings occupy an unusual space between reality and fiction.  Characterised by a close resemblance to real fabric, the work references a time before the ind

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2011-03-19 00:00:00 to 2011-05-07 23:00:0019Mar2011

137 years of Teacher Training in Salisbury Close

Saturday, March 19, 2011 to Sunday, May 8, 2011

This year is the 200th anniversary of the National Society which was set up to found Church of England schools and to train teachers for them.

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2013-10-18 23:00:00 to 2014-02-08 00:00:0019Oct2013

Presence & Absence

Saturday, October 19, 2013 to Saturday, February 8, 2014

Salisbury Cathedral is a building of great spiritual and architectural beauty. Over the years, this has been captured by many in pencil, paint and photographs.

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